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Mar 28, 2022

FAQs for HVIP's March 2022 Re-Opening: Procedures and Changes Since Last Year


The Hybrid and Zero-Emission Truck and Bus Voucher Inventive Project (HVIP) will re-open to voucher requests at 10 AM on Wednesday, March 30. There is $196MM in available funds with approximately $46MM reserved for Class 8 drayage tractors.

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Jan 12, 2022

How Six States Could Transform the U.S. Trucking Industry


California, Oregon, Washington, New York, New Jersey and Massachusetts are requiring a growing percentage of all medium- and heavy-duty trucks sold to be zero-emission starting in 2025.

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Nov 11, 2020

Freightliner electric models surpass 500k miles in real-world use


The 38-vehicle fleet of battery-electric Freightliner eCascadias and eM2s have surpassed 500,000 miles in real-world operation by Freightliner customers.

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Aug 31, 2020

California's New Low-NOx Rules Concern Truck, Engine Makers


The California Air Resources Board approved sweeping new emissions regulations affecting heavy-duty trucks sold in the state. An organization representing truck and engine makers decried the new rule.

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Aug 28, 2020

CARB Formally Adopts Low-NOx Omnibus Rule


California regulators have unanimously approved a sweeping regulation that will lower oxides of nitrogen and particulate matter emissions for new trucks built beginning in 2024.

The California Air Resources Board adopted the new regulation, which will reduce NOx emissions by 90%, after a daylong public hearing Aug. 27. The new rule drew support from state air quality officials nationwide, but was opposed by some trucking industry trade groups such as American Trucking Associations, the California Trucking Association and the Truck and Engine Manufacturers Association (EMA).

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